hours after the attack, exactly one block from the cream scene. law enforcement sources say he later made statements implicating himself. newsstand vendor liz willis says she was stunned. >> this morning he came, just like his normal self. i go, oh, that's you. he goes, no, it's not. i said, yes, it is. >> reporter: she said the suspect often did odd jobs for the vendors in the area and had clearly changed his appearance. when she confronted him, ms. willis says he wandered off. >> he shaved his head and everything. he's a lot different. i go, that's you. he goes, no, that's not me. >> leave me [ bleep ] alone. >> reporter: even his voice was familiar, arguing with the victim in the 49th street station moments before witnesses say he shoved him off the platform and into the path of an oncoming q train. neighbors identified the victim as 58-year-old han ki-suk. his funeral is planned for wednesday morning. although she immediately recognized the suspect, in a bizarre twist, liz willis admits she never bothered to tell police. the suspect was apparently taken into custody hours later.